Police arrest kidnap suspect in Niger


​The Niger State Police Command said it has arrested a kidnap suspect, Sani Gaya and rescued a victim in Kaoje village of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state.

The state’s commissioner of Police, Mr Dibal Yakadi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Minna.

Yakadi that the suspect, who hails from Megu village, was arrested by a mobile police officer who was on special duty at Kaoje village.

The commissioner added that he was arrested with a seven-year-old Bati Meti of Kuduru village of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

He said that investigation revealed that the suspect and three others now at large, kidnapped the victim on Feb. 1 5 at Kuduru village.

Yakadi said that the command had launched manhunt to ensure the arrest and prosecution of the three suspects at large.


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